Cairo, Georgia Population 2022

10,293
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Cairo is a city located in Grady County Georgia. Cairo has a 2020 population of 10,293. It is also the county seat of Grady County. Cairo is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,179 in 2010.

The average household income in Cairo is $48,058 with a poverty rate of 22.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $115,300. The median age in Cairo is 38.4 years, 33.1 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Cairo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cairowas:

  • White: 48.60%
  • Black or African American: 45.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.35%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cairo, Georgia is 10,293 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,179.

Cairo, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,56648.60%
Black or African American4,27045.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1021.09%
Asian370.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.12%
Two or More Races4094.35%
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Cairo Population by Race

Cairo Population Pyramid 2022

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Cairo Median Age

38.1


Total

31.3


Male

45.3


Female

Cairo Adults

There are 7,017 adults, (1,672 of whom are seniors) in Cairo.

Cairo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cairo Sex Ratio

Female

5,027

53.51%

Male

4,368

46.49%

Cairo Population by Age

Cairo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cairo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.7%32.3%
All49.2%50.8%
Non Family45%55%
Female31.7%68.3%
Male14.3%85.7%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cairo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6072.5849.2
Married1,3023.4967.7
Male1893.5714.3
Female6403.5631.7
Non Family1,4761.2345

3.46

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Cairo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade65810.60%
9th to 12th Grade69311.16%
High School Graduate2,29536.96%
Some College1,30721.05%
Associates Degree4757.65%
Bachelors Degree4527.28%
Graduate Degree3305.31%
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Cairo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cairo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian27198
White2,8812,628558
Native American1027017
Black2,5431,956168
2+ Races3509819
Hispanic67518629

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.63%.

Cairo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,779$32,962$26,210
Less Than 9th Grade$27,731$30,536$26,972
High School Graduate$21,869$34,669$20,231
Some College$36,290$39,571$26,389
Bachelors Degree$32,432$19,087$42,308
Graduate Degree$67,644$42,250$69,952

$29,779

Average Earnings

$32,962

Average Male

$26,210

Average Female

Cairo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cairo Language by Age

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Cairo Language

87.57% of Cairo residents speak only English, while 12.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.08% of the population.

Cairo Language

Cairo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,20839032.28%
Black4,2301,09625.91%
Multiple3657921.64%
White3,75059015.73%
OtherNaN%

22.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.35%

Male Poverty Rate

20.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cairo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cairo is Hispanic, with 32.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cairo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.12%.

Cairo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.69%
High School24.46%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater13.37%

Cairo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.20%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.50%
Female Unemployed86.46%

Cairo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cairo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,068$49,420
Families$54,906$66,666
Married Families$70,935-
Non Families$15,933$21,639
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Income by Household Type

Cairo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cairo Married by Age and Sex

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Cairo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cairo Marital Status by Race

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Cairo Marital Status

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620

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War67
First Gulf War74
Vietnam180
Korea26
World War II37

Cairo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 5482
55 to 6498
65 to 74260
75+139

Cairo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2858.10%
Black31610.58%
2+ Races195.43%

Cairo Veterans by Race

Cairo Veterans by Education

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14.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cairo Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cairo Employment by Age

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Cairo Employment by Race

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Cairo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.35%

Born in Cairo

92.40%

Native Born

7.60%

Foreign Born

7.37%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.40% of Cairo residents were born in the United States, with 73.35% having been born in Georgia. 7.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cairo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,1690.00%
19404,6531,4843.92%
19505,5779241.83%
19607,4271,8502.91%
19708,0616340.82%
19808,7777160.85%
19909,0352580.29%
20009,2392040.22%
20109,6073680.39%
20119,664570.59%
20129,721570.59%
20139,778570.59%
20149,835570.58%
20159,892570.58%
20169,949570.58%
201710,006570.57%
201810,063570.57%
201910,120570.57%
202010,179590.58%
202110,236570.56%
202210,293570.56%

Cairo Population by Year